Lloyd Greig, M.D.
Lloyd Byron Greig was born in the town of Savannah La Mar on the island of Jamaica. The second eldest of four children, he was the first of his siblings to leave Jamaica and pursue his graduate studies and, ultimately, a career in medicine in the United States. Prior to leaving Jamaica, he taught geography at Mannings High School and De Cartaret College. He graduated from Fisk University and earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College.
Dr. Greig completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He worked as a Research Physician at the Upjohn Pharmaceutical company in 1974 and began private practice in Los Angeles, California in 1975. He joined Cedars Sinai Medical Group in 2000 where he currently practices today.
Dr. Greig is a founding member of United Support of Artists for Africa (USA for Africa) and currently serves as Chairman of the board. Throughout his career he has donated his time to various charities aligned with his profession and personal passions. He has served on the Board of Directors of Cedars Sinai Health Associates as well as the Board of the Lamaze Organization. He has been a member of the Board of Overseers for the Tufts University School of Nutrition and the Advisory Committee for California Health Policy and the National Nutrition Cognitive Action Committee.
Dr. Greig has been honored with the Presidential Citation from the 42nd President of the United States for his highly valued assistance with the Clinton Health Plan. He was the recipient of The Presidents International Humanitarian Award from the Los Angeles Chapter of the NAACP and a special award from the Tigray Development Association of Ethiopia for assistance during the famine of 1985. He was also recognized by the Shelter Partnership in Los Angeles for work with the homeless.
Dr. Greig’s philanthropic work has also extended across the globe. He organized two medical missions to Mozambique Africa and has been a member of the HELPS medical mission to Guatemala.
Dr. Greig was named Physician of the year by the March of Dimes Foundation and was awarded thru Lifetime Teaching Award by the resident Physicians at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He was also awarded the Service Excellence award by the Health Network Foundation.
He has authored publications on Women’s health issues including 100 Questions and Answers about Uterine Fibroids, 100 Questions and Answers about Hysterectomy, and Alternative Procedures and “Placenta Acereta” for the American Journal of Obstetrical and Gynecology.
Dr. Greig is married to his wife of 47 years, Sally. They, along with their two daughters and one grandchild, all continue to reside in Los Angeles.